Trees and shrubs

Majestic towering trees compete with emblematic shrubs to decorate gardens throughout the year. Stupendous flower-bearing, fragrance-releasing bushes will fit right into any garden and even squeeze onto balconies, decks and terraces to provide nice landscaping features, bird housing and the occasional luscious fruit or off-hand remedy! These pages will share everything on how to plant and what to expect from your shrubs and trees.

Three surprising trees

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Berberis, ideal for defensive hedges

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Berberis is a defensive hedge of great value, especially thanks to its blooming. Read more

Weeping willow, a majestic tree

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Weeping willows are absolutely magnificent ornamental trees. Read more

Firethorn, superb in fall

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Firethorn, aside from its superb foliage, also bears magnificent colored berries in fall. Read more

Deep orange to red staghorn sumac leaves span the colors of the rainbow in autumn.

Staghorn tree – amazing in spring, fall and winter

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Staghorn sumac, also called vinegar sumac, is a short tree that grows in a… Read more

Spotted laurel – a nice evergreen shrub

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Spotted laurel is a very beautiful shrub, as nice in summer as it is… Read more

Lomatia tinctoria – a simply astounding shrub

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Lomatia tinctoria is a magnificent evergreen shrub that blooms in summer. An easy plant… Read more

Callicarpa, the candy tree

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Callicarpa or candy tree is a beautiful shrub that grows fine in the ground… Read more

Lagerstroemia – a very ornamental tree

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Lagerstroemia is an amazing shrub that blooms during the entire summer. Read more

Arbutus unedo – noted for its berries

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The Arbutus unedo tree is a superb shrub that is well-known thanks to its… Read more

Cytisus, the French broom

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Cytisus is a fantastic flowering shrub, instantly recognizable thanks to its golden yellow blooming. Read more

Exochorda, the pearl bush

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Exochorda is one of the most spectacular flower shrubs thanks to its abundant white… Read more

Soap bush, variations in blue

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Having blue flowers in the garden is rather uncommon. One of the advantages of… Read more

Lime tree or basswood, elegant and productive

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Lime, apart from the usage that is made of its flowers in infusions, is… Read more

Spindle, very ornamental leaves

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Spindle hosts a unique and very ornamental leafage. Read more

Yew, a hedge and topiary tree

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Common yew is know as a wonderful hedge conifer. Read more

Magical holly!

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Not only do elves and fairies hide in its branches. Birds do, too! They… Read more

Thuja, a true hedge conifer

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Thuja isn’t the most elegant conifer, nor is it a hedge shrub that is… Read more

Choisya ternata, superb blooming

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Choisya ternata is a marvelous flower shrub at the beginning of spring with its… Read more

Olive tree, the Mediterranean comes to the garden

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Olive trees, both potted and planted in the ground, are certainly a kind of… Read more

Eucalyptus, a tree full of health benefits

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Aside from its visual appeal, eucalyptus is a tree that has been credited with… Read more

Mistletoe, the druid’s mysterious herb

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Mistletoe, or Viscum album, is a plant classed as a parasite for many species… Read more

American black elderberry, the Canadian elder

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American black elder is a beautiful flower shrub noted for its edible fruits that… Read more

Osmanthus, beautiful fragrant blooming

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Osmanthus blooms and shares its jasmine-like fragrance right from the beginning of spring. Read more

Hornbeam, a very beautiful tree

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Hornbeam or blue-beech is a common tree in our forests, and it also appears… Read more

Horse chestnut tree

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Short Horse Chestnut tree facts Name – Aesculus hippocastanum Family – Spindaceae Type – tree Height – 50 to 150 feet (15 to 45 meters)… Read more

Mulberry tree, a great tree for shade in the summer

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The mulberry tree is a beautiful tree, both for the leaves themselves and for… Read more

Mock-orange, beautiful flowering shrub

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Mock-orange is a very beautiful shrub that blooms abundantly in spring and at the… Read more

Snowball, nice spring flowerballs

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Snowball viburnum or guelder-rose is a very beautiful shrub, much appreciated in our gardens… Read more

Common myrtle, abundant fragrant flowers

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Common myrtle is a small, original, flower-bearing and very ornamental shrub. Read more

4 seasons Pieris

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Pieris come in a multitude of varieties and put on a show all year… Read more